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-valent

adjective combining form

Definition of -VALENT

1
:  having a (specified) valence or valences <bivalent> <multivalent>
2
:  having (so many) chromosomal strands or homologous chromosomes <univalent>

Origin of -VALENT

International Scientific Vocabulary, from Latin valent-, valens

-valent

adjective combining form -va·lent \ˈvā-lənt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of -VALENT

:  having (so many) chromosomal strands or homologous chromosomes <univalent>

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